Gaza and Israel’s Kidnapper’s Dilemma: Keeping a Million Children Brutalized in its Dark Basement

by Juan Cole, published by Informed Comment (Ann Arbor) on May 15, 2021 “The Israelis face a form of the kidnapper’s dilemma. They have to keep the Palestinian children of Gaza tied up in a dark basement forever, since they cannot afford to face the consequences of releasing them and in this version of the … Continue reading Gaza and Israel’s Kidnapper’s Dilemma: Keeping a Million Children Brutalized in its Dark Basement

Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR Louisville Chapter) statement on Israel’s annexation of Palestinian land in the West Bank

For over 50 years, Israel has been occupying Palestinian land and has been illegally transferring its own population there in violation of international law. Israel's decision to begin annexing the West Bank signals to the world that Israel has no intention of allowing a two-state solution in which Palestinians would have basic rights in a … Continue reading Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR Louisville Chapter) statement on Israel’s annexation of Palestinian land in the West Bank

What do Americans know—and want to know—about Palestine?

By Russell Vandenbroucke Boys playing in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem. Note proximity of “security” wall behind them and a guard tower, the source of sound bombs fired at the boys to make them scatter soon after this photo was taken. -- Photo by Russell Vandenbroucke “We laid out a very clear vision for how … Continue reading What do Americans know—and want to know—about Palestine?